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Canberra Orientation

It's all about putting U into UC

Photo of new students at UC Orientation

Prepare for Semester 2, 2018 at our Bruce Campus.

Orientation takes place from 30 July to 3 August.

Orientation is your chance to settle in and get ready for uni life - meet other students in your course, find your way around the campus, and get all the information you need for a flying start to the semester.

What's on

Use the Orientation scheduler create a list of the events or sessions you want to attend. Activities include:

Enrolment Help

Once you have all the information you need about your course, it is a good idea to get some enrolment help. There will be an enrolment help centre on level B in the Library (Building 8). Staff will be available to help you to complete your enrolment and organise your timetable.

Study Skills

During Orientation Study Skills will be running sessions to help you get off to a great start with your studies.
The Study Skills Essentials sessions provide tips for success at UC including understanding the unit outline, tips from unit conveners, understanding referencing and plagiarism, and the study help available.

Course Advice Session

This session is a great way to start orientation. Learn what to expect from your course, and meet faculty staff and other students studying your degree.

Check session times for your course

Campus Tours

Tours are on the hour, every hour during O week from 9am - 4pm, they leave from the Student Ambassador Information stall located at the front entrance of the Library (Building 8).

Getting Started

Download the Student Enrolment Checklist (PDF, 2211.36 KB) a step-by-step guide to self-enrolment.

Enrolling and Timetable

There will be an enrolment help centre on level B in the Library (Building 8). Staff will be available to help you to complete your enrolment and organise your timetable.

Student ID Cards

Student cards are printed from the new Student Connect Hub, located in the Security and Parking Office (Building 8 – The Library).

Why not order ahead and collect in 48hrs go to My UC select Enrolments and Timetabling tab, select Student ID Card Photo Upload.

Students can visit the office from 9am - 4pm to collect or have their student card printed.

Image of Ask UC button - canberra.edu.au/askucQuestions about studying

If you are unable to attend the events or sessions, AskUC is a student knowledge repository where you can find out everything you need to know about studying at UC at anytime.

Getting Here

Transport

More than 800 ACTION buses service the campus each day along College Street.

See ACTION bus website for routes and timetables

UC also encourages cycling as a quick, easy, healthy and parking hassle free way to travel to and from campus.

Find out information about bus services or cycling facilities.

Photo of parking signCampus Parking

Pay parking is available on campus between 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday. See our parking options for details.

Image of Bruce campus mapCampus Map

Looking for Student Centre, the Library, the Refectory, or the sports hub? Check out the Bruce Campus Map.

Orientation at other Campuses

Orientation events and support services for Queensland, Sydney and Melbourne UC students are organised by the relevant host institutions. For details see:

Welcome from the
Vice-Chancellor

Suggested Activities

Attend course advice session

Enrol into your course and allocate timetable

Go on a campus tour

Get your student ID